11th Annual Acute Kidney Injury Symposium

October 21, 2021

The AKI Symposium will continue to foster cross-campus research collaboration on acute kidney injury and further AKI awareness, education and advocacy. 

Target Audience

The symposium is targeted for doctors, fellows, researchers, and professionals in the medical and research fields of critical care medicine, transplantation, nephrology, and the renal-electrolyte division.

Learning Objectives

This symposium will promote the clinical knowledge related to diagnosis and personalized treatment of acute kidney injury (AKI). It will help to improve the care of critically ill patients who develop or are at risk for AKI. It will also promote communication and collaboration among experts and specialists treating and researching acute kidney injury. The understanding of AKI and the effective strategies for developing, implementing, and performing protocols for managing the condition will be enhanced. The symposium also serves as a platform to spread kidney awareness and to educate and share resources with patients and the community.

Additional Information

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 5.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
  • 5.00 Attendance
Course opens: 
08/31/2021
Course expires: 
12/31/2021
Event starts: 
10/21/2021 - 9:00am EDT
Event ends: 
10/21/2021 - 3:20pm EDT
Live Virtual Conference

Registration is required. Please click on the Register tab above.

Planning Committee
Raghavan Murugan, MD, MS Center for Critical Care Nephrology, Department of Critical Care Medicine
Thomas R. Kleyman, MD Pittsburgh Center for Kidney Research-O’Brien Center, Renal-Electrolyte Division
Fadi G. Lakkis, MD Thomas E. Starzl Transplantation Institute, Department of Surgery
Carlton Bates, MD UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh, Division of Nephrology

Faculty Listing
1. Carlton Bates, MD – University of Pittsburgh; Chief, Division of Nephrology; UPMC
Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh; Pittsburgh, PA
2. Azra Bihorac, MD, MS – University of Florida; Glen Davis Professor of Medicine,
Surgery and Anesthesiology, Department of Medicine, Division of Nephrology,
Hypertension and Renal Transplantation, Gainesville, FL
3. Sylvie Breton, PhD – Université Laval; Professor of Medicine, Canada Research Chair
in Epithelial Dynamics of Kidney and Reproductive Organs, Department of Obstetrics
and Gynecology, Emeritus Professor, Harvard Medical School, Quebec City, Canada
4. Rebecca Burkhart – University of Pittsburgh; Executive administrator, Division of
Nephrology, UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA
5. Aravind Cherukuri, MBBS, PhD, MRCP – University of Pittsburgh; Assistant Professor
of Medicine and Surgery, Department of Medicine, Renal-Electrolyte Division;
Pittsburgh, PA
6. Paul Duprex, PhD – University of Pittsburgh; Professor of Microbiology and Molecular
Genetics, Director of the Center for Vaccine Research, Pittsburgh PA
7. Michele Elder, RN, BSN – University of Pittsburgh; Operations Manager, Center for
Critical Care Nephrology, Department of Critical Care Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA
8. Cassandra Formeck, MD, MS – University of Pittsburgh; Department of Pediatrics,
Instructor of Pediatrics, Pittsburgh, PA
9. Dana Fuhrman, DO, MS – University of Pittsburgh; Assistant Professor of Critical Care
Medicine and Pediatrics, Department of Critical Care Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA
10. David Huang, MD, MPH – University of Pittsburgh; Professor of Critical Care Medicine
and Emergency Medicine, Department of Critical Care Medicine, Pittsburgh PA
11. Sandra Kane-Gill, PharmD, MS – University of Pittsburgh; Professor of Pharmacy and
Therapeutics, School of Pharmacy, Pittsburgh, PA
12. Nahmah Kim-Campbell, MD, MS – University of Pittsburgh; Assistant Professor of
Critical Care Medicine and Pediatrics, Department of Critical Care Medicine,
Pittsburgh, PA
13. Thomas Kleyman, MD – University of Pittsburgh; Chief, Renal-Electrolyte Division,
Professor of Cell Biology, Professor of Pharmacology and Chemical Biology,
Pittsburgh, PA
14. Fadi Lakkis, MD – University of Pittsburgh; Frank and Athena Sarris Chair in
Transplantation Biology, Professor of Surgery, Immunology, and Medicine, Scientific
Director, Thomas E. Starzl Transplantation Institute, Pittsburgh, PA
15. Carmela Londino, MBA, MS – University of Pittsburgh; Department of Medicine,
Program Administrator, Renal-Electrolyte Division, Pittsburgh, PA
16. Brandon McLaughlin, BA – University of Pittsburgh, Department of Critical Care
Medicine, Academic Coordinator, Pittsburgh, PA
17. Raghavan Murugan, MD, MS – University of Pittsburgh; Department of Critical Care
Medicine, Center for Critical Care Nephrology, and CRISMA Center, Professor of
Critical Care Medicine and Clinical & Translational Science Pittsburgh, PA
18. Karen Nieri, BA – University of Pittsburgh; Department of Critical Care Medicine,
Administrative Assistant, Pittsburgh, PA
19. Amy Nye, BS – University of Pittsburgh, Thomas E. Starzl Transplantation Institute,
Executive Administrator, Pittsburgh, PA
20. Wendy O’Donnell, MSPR – University of Pittsburgh; Department of Critical Care
Medicine, Director of Communications, Pittsburgh, PA
21. Oladipupo Olafiranye, MD, MS – University of Pittsburgh, Assistant Professor of
Medicine and Emergency Medicine, Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology,
Pittsburgh, PA
22. Paul Palevsky, MD – University of Pittsburgh; Professor of Medicine, Renal-Electrolyte
Division, Chief, Renal Section VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System, Pittsburgh, PA
23. Chethan Puttarajappa, MD, MS – University of Pittsburgh; Assistant Professor of
Medicine, Department of Medicine, Renal-Electrolyte Division, Pittsburgh, PA
24. Sunder Sims-Lucas, PhD – University of Pittsburgh; Department of Pediatrics,
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Pittsburgh, PA
25. Graham Snyder, MD, MS – University of Pittsburgh; Associate Professor of Medicine
and Medical Director of Infection Prevention and Hospital Epidemiology, Department
of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, Pittsburgh, PA
 

Faculty Disclosure
All individuals in a position to control the content of this education activity including members of the planning committee, speakers, presenters, authors, and/or content reviewers have disclosed all relevant financial relationships with any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services, used on, or consumed by, patients.

The following relevant financial relationships were disclosed:
Azra Bihorac – Grant/Research Support: NIH
Sylvie Breton – Stockholder/Scientific Founder: Kantum Pharma
Sandra Kane-Gill – Grant/Research Support: NIH
Raghavan Murugan – Grant/Research Support: NIH, Consultant: Baxter
Paul Palevsky – Consultant: Janssen
Sunder Sims-Lucas – Grant/Research Support: NIH
Graham Snyder – Consultant: infectious diseases connect (UPMC entity)

No other planners, members of the planning committee, speakers, presenters, authors, content reviewers and/or anyone else in a position to control the content of this education activity have relevant financial relationships to disclose.

In support of improving patient care, the University of Pittsburgh is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Physician (CME)
The University of Pittsburgh designates this live activity for a maximum of 5.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Other Health Care Professionals
Other health care professionals will receive a certificate of attendance confirming the number of contact hours commensurate with the extent of participation in this activity.
 

Available Credit

  • 5.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
  • 5.00 Attendance
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